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Plane crash the latest shock to Egypt’s tourism sector

May 20, 2016
The country has faced repeated blows to an industry that makes up 11 percent of its GDP.
A group of tourists ride a camel at the Pyramids of Giza compound on October 21, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt.
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EgyptAir flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo crashed

May 19, 2016
French President Francois Hollande confirms a Paris-Cairo EgyptAir flight that went missing over the Mediterranean, with 66 people on board, crashed.
An EgyptAir Airbus A320 sits on the tarmac of Larnaca airport after it was hijacked and diverted to Cyprus back in March. On Thursday, an EgyptAir Airbus A320 from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar.
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